Both Sides Now
Dialogue at BPL Highlights Role of the Doctor Patient Relationship in Treating Breast Cancer
Tuesday, October 3 @ 6:00PM
Featuring noted breast cancer physician Susan Troyan, MD and patient Monique Doyle Spencer, author of the Courage Muscle: A Chicken's Guide to Living With Breast Cancer
(Boston, MA) A discussion between a breast cancer surgeon and her patient on the importance of the physician/patient relationship in surviving breast cancer will launch the Boston Public Library's Breast Cancer Awareness Month events. The talk will feature Susan Troyan, MD, Surgical Director of the Breast Care Center and an associate surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and her patient, Monique Doyle Spencer, a breast cancer survivor and author of the book the The Courage Muscle: A Chicken's Guide To Living With Breast Cancer.
In their discussion, entitled "Both Sides Now," Ms. Spencer and Dr. Troyan will discuss the evolution of their own doctor patient relationship and the critical nature of communication during breast cancer treatment. Bernard Margolis, President of the Boston Public Library, will begin the dialogue with a brief introduction; Paul Levy, President of BIDMC, will moderate the discussion.
For more information please contact Nicole Russell at 617-482-0042
|Location:||Boston Public Library - Rabb Lecture Hall|